HRM 6635 Week 5 Discussion Board.docx - 1 Does the work stoppage by the truck drivers in this case represent an economic strike or an unfair labor

HRM 6635 Week 5 Discussion Board.docx - 1 Does the work...

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1.) Does the work stoppage by the truck drivers in this case represent an economic strike or an unfair labor practice strike? The work stoppage by the truck drivers in this case represent an economic strike. According to the NLRB, if the objective of a strike is to gain economic concessions from the employer such as wage increases, shorter working hours, and better working conditions the employees who are striking are called economic strikers (NLRB.gov). 2.) What is the difference between the reinstatement rights of an unfair labor practice striker and an economic striker? Involvement of an unfair labor practice striker presents less risk for the striker, because once the dispute is resolved the employee knows he or she will return to work. However, unfair labor practice strikers are not entitled to back pay for lost wages during the strike because participation in this strike is voluntary (Holley, Ross, Wolters, p.463, 2017). On the other hand, an exception
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